Almond Butter

Homemade nut butters are fast, easy, and inexpensive.
Almond Butter

Nuts.com

“I love making homemade nut butters because they’re fast, easy, and inexpensive. This almond butter recipe has all the nutritional value of almonds, making it a healthy addition to your diet. Almond butter is a versatile staple in any kitchen – you can slather it on toast or pita bread, add it to smoothies, use it as a dip for fruit, stir it into the batter for baked goods, mix it into oatmeal… the possibilities are endless.”

Recipe published with permission courtesy of Nuts.com. Orgininal recipe by Miryam Quinn Doblas, Registered Dietitian (RD). Miryam shares her passion for nutrition and healthy eating on her website, Eat Good 4 Life.

15
Servings
173
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups raw almonds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 2 -3 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • pinch of salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350F.

On a baking sheet, add the ingredients and toss to coat. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Let the almonds cool for 15 minutes and then place them in your food processor.

Pulse until you achieve a smooth consistency. Depending on the food processor, this step can take between 10-18 minutes.

Store in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 weeks.

Almond Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Almond Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
23%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
6g
2%
Vitamin E
7mg
37%
Calcium
77mg
8%
Fiber
4g
14%
Folate (food)
13µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
13µg
3%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
77mg
19%
Monounsaturated
9g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
138mg
20%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
210mg
6%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
19.1%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Zinc
0.9mg
5.9%